Photo: Jennifer Causey Styling: Lindsey Lower
A quick hit with crispy bacon and shallots under the broiler, and voila! An instant side dish favorite, ready in minutes.
Serves 4 (serving size: about 3 ounces)
1. Preheat broiler to HIGH; arrange rack about 4 inches from heating element.
2. Arrange asparagus on a foil-lined baking sheet. Coat asparagus with cooking spray.
3. Broil asparagus 10 minutes, stirring once.
4. Cook bacon in a skillet over medium heat. Remove from pan; crumble. Add shallots; cook 30 seconds. Add chicken stock, vinegar, mustard, and maple syrup; cook 1 minute. Drizzle over asparagus. Sprinkle with salt and crumbled bacon.